Tag: African American women

Experiences of Racism Linked to Adult-Onset Asthma in African-American Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 15, 2013 Contact: Gina DiGravio, (617) 638-8480, gina.digravio@bmc.org (Boston) – According to a new study from the Slone Epidemiology Center (SEC) at Boston University, African-American women who reported more frequent experiences of racism had a greater likelihood of adult-onset asthma compared to women who reported less frequent experiences.   The study, […]